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Install CONTENIDO with the help of the official installation guide. Comply exactly with this guide, so we can detect errors in it.

General tests after a new installation:

  • Does the installation work properly?
  • Can you login with the chosen password?

New installation with example client

  • Does the example client contain all example resources?
  • Does the example client render correctly in your browser?

New installation without example client

  • Create a new client
  • Create a new language for the client
  • Create a new category
  • Upload files


Update CONTENIDO with help of the official upgrade guide. Follow the instructions to the letter so that we can find errors in it.

Try upgrading from the latest version of the 4.8 branch AND from the latest version of the 4.9 branch.

General tests after upgrade:

  • Are all pre-existing resources still available? (Modules with translations, layouts, templates, categories, articles, language, clients)
  • Did the upgrade process run all upgraded jobs?


  • Activate update notifier and check if RSS feeds and version check information are loaded and displayed

General Tests

Please try to perform the following actions and check if they behave like expected for the backend and frontend

Content -> Articles

Create article  

Set start article

Make article online  
Change template  
Freeze article  
Duplicate article  

Edit article

(please see Content Types)

Edit article with activated TinyMCE4  
Edit article properties  
List content entries  
Edit content list entry  
Delete content list entry  
Delete article  
Edit template configuration  
Protect category  
Make category online  
Synchronize article  
Synchronize category  

Content -> Category

Create new tree  
New category  
Rename category  
Set category on- or offline  
Protect category  
Move category up  
Move category  
Move category down  
Duplicate category  
Configure category  
Frontent access  
Delete category  

Content -> File manager

Create directory  
Upload files  
Modify file  
Replace file  
Multidelete files  
Delete files  
Remove directory  

Content -> Translations

View translations  
Edit translations  

Style -> Layouts

Create layout  
Modify layout  
Synchronize layouts  
Delete layout  

Style -> Modules

Create module  

Edit module

(please see Content Types)

Synchronize modules  
Manage history  
Truncate history  
Translate modules  
Delete module  

Style -> Templates

Create template  

Edit template

(please see Content Types)

Duplicate template  
Visual edit  
Delete template  

Style -> CSS

Create CSS  
Modify CSS  
Truncate history  
Delete CSS  

Style -> JavaScript

Create script  
Edit script  
Manage history  
Truncate history  
Delete script  

Style -> HTML

Create HTML template  
Modify HTML template  
Manage history  
Truncate history  
Delete HTML template  

Statistics -> Search Terms

Create search terms (with umlauts)  

Administration -> Users

Create User  
Edit user  
Set user rights  
Delete user  

Administration -> Groups

Create group  
Edit group  
Add group members  
Delete group members  
Set group rights  
Delete group  

Administration -> Languages

Create language  
Edit language  
Activate language  
Deactive language  
Delete language  

Administration -> Clients

Create client  
Edit client  
Create/Edit article specifications  
Delete article specifications  
Define default article specification  
Save client setting  
Delete client setting  
Edit client setting  
Remove client  

Administration -> Logs

Show log  

Administration -> Frontend

Create frontend user  
Save frontend user  
Add frontend user assignment  
Delete fronted user assignment  
Create frontend group  
Save frontend group  
Delete frontend group  
Delete frontend user  

Administration -> Plugin Manager

Run Plugin Manager  
Install plugin  
Delete plugin  

Content Types

All content types need to be tested. This requires them to be used in a module which is assigend to a template and edited in an article.


    1. Input of HTML text should print HTML

    1. Input of HTML text should print HTML
    2. Create a new link to another CONTENIDO article (Should set a correct path in TinyMCE)
    3. Embed an image from the file manager

    1. Input of HTML text should print HTML plain
    2. Input of text with paragraphs should print text with line breaks

    1. Input of HTML text should print HTML plain
    2. Input of text with paragraphs should print text with line breaks

    1. Current date should be highlighted
    2. "Now" should select the current date and time
    3. Choosing a date and time should display the selected date with the right format in the input field.
    4. Saving with the green check mark should print the formatted date in the article.
    5. Changing the format should update the displayed date in the article.

    1. Automatic:
      1. Headlines with umlauts should print at the selected template place
      2. Change the sort order of the teaser
    2. Manual teaser: 
      1. Select articles from different categories
    3. Settings:
      1. Change the display style of the teaser
      2. Image scale: "Cut" should display different sections
      3. Change the content types to display different content in the teaser

    1. Directories:
      1. Select more than one directory
    2. General
      1. Try using headlines with umlauts
      2. Changing the sort order and sorting criteria
      3. Files from sub directories of the selected ones should be displayed if the checkbox is checked
      4. Meta data should be loaded and shortened if the checkbox is checked
    3. Filter:
      1. Filter files with file extensions and file sizes
    4. Manual:
      1. Select files to be included manually. Directories from the first tab should be ignored.

    1. Directories:
      1. Selecting a directory should display images on the right
      2. Selecting sub directories should display images
    2. Meta:
      1. Selecting a file should display its path and meta information
    3. Upload:
      1. Create a new directory with new files. Selection should preview the image
      2. Upload new files in the main directory
      3. Upload new files in a sub directory
      4. Selecting an existing file should display a preview
    4. Save image with the green check mark. It should be displayed in the article

    1. Checking "New window" should set LINKTARGET to display in a new window
    2. Changing the title should be reflected in LINKDESCR
    3. External:
      1. External links should link to external websites
    4. Internal:
      1. Internal links should be SEO optimized or contain a front_content.php link
    5. Link to a file:
      1. Create new directories with new files. Selecting should link to that file
      2. Upload new files to the main directory
      3. Upload new files to a sub directory
      4. Selecting an existing file should link to it
    6. Save content with green check mark

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